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Tips to help prepare for and recover from wildfires

Natural disaster preparedness, emergency planning, and safety tips to help protect your home and family from a wildfire.

Customers impacted by a wildfire can file a claim online, through the State Farm® mobile app, by calling 1-800-SFCLAIM 800-732-5246 (800-732-5246) or by contacting your local agent office.

Wildfire guide: what to do before a wildfire

Wildfire guide: what to do before a wildfire

Tips to help you assess your risk and identify ways to protect your home and family.

What To Do After a Wildfire

What To Do After a Wildfire

When you’re able to return home after a forest fire, use these tips to help recover and stay safe.

Fire and safety articles

Talk About and Practice Fire Safety

Talk About and Practice Fire Safety

Stop, drop and roll is only the beginning — fire safety games and practice can help kids get educated.

Create a Fire Evacuation Plan Today!

Create a Fire Evacuation Plan Today!

Prepare now so you can act quickly.

Buying, Installing and Maintaining a Gas Fire Pit

Buying, Installing and Maintaining a Gas Fire Pit

A backyard gas fire pit burns cleaner and is potentially safer than a wood burning fire pit as long as you follow a few safety tips for outdoor gas fire pits.

Answers about Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Answers about Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Get answers and know the facts about automatic sprinkler systems.

Smoke Detector Placement and Safety

Smoke Detector Placement and Safety

You're going to need more than one and there are different types, so read this.

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is poisonous to humans and animals. Learn the warning signs to prevent CO poisoning.

What to Do After a House Fire

What to Do After a House Fire

These steps can help you and your family recover after a house fire.

Space Heater and Wood Stove Safety

Space Heater and Wood Stove Safety

Space heaters and wood stoves are great for warming up chilly rooms. Follow these tips for buying, and then safely using, these type of heaters.

Safety Tips to Help Prevent Home Fires

Safety Tips to Help Prevent Home Fires

Fires in your home can devastate your family and property alike. Increase your fire preparedness with these basic fire safety and prevention tips.

Tips for the family

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare your babysitter for success and emergency situations by leaving important information about your house, your family and your child.

How to Design a Safe Room

How to Design a Safe Room

Learn the pros and cons of three types of safe rooms.

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Help kids understand what to do in the event of a weather emergency, and get our emergency preparedness tips for you and your family.

Insurance tips

Home Inventory How to Create One

Home Inventory How to Create One

A home inventory is a way to help make home or renters insurance coverage decisions & expedite the insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

What is Individual Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

Liability insurance is typically a portion of the coverage for a home or vehicle policy. A Personal Liability Umbrella Policy may be another viable option for further protection.

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

How To Be Prepared For Home Insurance Reviews

The next time you need to renew your insurance policies, consider taking these steps to make sure you have the proper coverage for your property.

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Learn the difference between the replacement cost and market value coverage types.

What if Insurance Is Not Enough to Cover Damages?

What if Insurance Is Not Enough to Cover Damages?

You may want to consider a personal article insurance or personal liability insurance policy to help protect your possessions, home and future earnings.

Personal property and casualty insurance

Personal property and casualty insurance

What is Personal Property and Casualty Insurance? Learn more information on automobile, homeowners, watercraft, condo, renters and more.

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